In 120 years, the modern Olympics has seen many sports come and go. Here are 8 discontinued Olympic sports.
The cultural reach of movies is enormous. Sometimes they even impact the language; here are 7 words that originated in movies.
Everyday objects often have remarkable histories. Here are 10 common items, that were invented earlier than you think.
The history of the Academy Awards is long and laden with both controversy and trivia. Here are 10 pioneering Academy Award firsts.
Lightning strikes, purring cats and how bicycles work; we are surrounded by things that are mysterious. Here are 8 everyday things that can’t be explained.
The English language is littered with unusual words and terms. Here are 8 strange origins of common phrases.
I recently spent a month in Argentina. It is quite a place; lively, with a rich history. Here are 8 things I learned, exploring the country.
Disco, punk, hard rock and funk; the 1970’s were a great decade for music. Here are ten unusual backstories of 1970’s hits.
Some of the best movies are the ones where animals take centre stage. Here are 8 amazing animal movie stars.